Textbooks Used: Veritas Press Teacher’s Guide, Chronicles through Malachi, First Edition 2002
Course Description: A thorough biblical history covering the books of the Bible from Chronicles through Malachi. The curriculum uses fact cards outlining different major stories and events from approximately 870 BC until 444 BC. Students detail facts and answer comprehension questions based on each card and will do several synthesis projects throughout the year.
Textbooks Used: Teaching Writing: Structure & Style Syllabus & Seminar Workbook, 2010 Institute for Excellence in Writing, LLC; Medieval History-Based Writing Lessons in Structure, Style, Grammar, and Vocabulary, Third Edition, 2012; Shurley English Level 4, 2007
Course Description: Many subjects are included within the Language Arts curriculum such as writing, grammar, and penmanship. Writing focuses on developing skilled writers through an organized system of outlining that focuses on sequential order. Students are exposed to narrative and expository forms and are encouraged to develop good order of topic sentences along with detailed paragraphs. Grammar focuses on understanding the order of sentences and the eight parts of speech. Penmanship reinforces the cursive writing curriculum of past years.
Textbooks Used: The Bracken Triology: The Bridge; Crown and Jewel; The Two Collars by Jeri Massi, Journey Books; Thunderstorm in the Church by Louise A. Vernon, Herald Press; Abeka Spelling & Poetry 3, 5th edition
Course Description: The literature fourth-grade students delight in encompasses the aspects of the Medieval time period. Students discuss in depth the story elements of plot, setting, and characterization. Students also learn how to recognize, understand, and use figurative language such as metaphor, simile, inference, symbolism, and allegory.
Textbooks Used: Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation by Veritas Press
Description: The Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation course leads students on a historical account of the important people and events from the beginning of the Middle Ages when St. Augustine converted to Christianity in 386 AD through the Renaissance in 1300 AD, up through the Reformers in 1560 AD.
Textbooks Used: Science 5, Bob Jones University, third edition textbook and activity manual
Course Description: This course explores God’s hand in creation and how His absolute authority and order can be witnessed through the realm of creation and forces of the earth. Students work through the scientific method to discover God’s presence in the world around them. Hands-on activities, demonstrations, and projects help develop a firm foundation of science applications.
Textbooks Used: Primary Mathematics 4A & 4B, Standards Edition, Singapore Math
Description: Students are exposed to grade-level mathematics through a series of learning experiences including pictorials and concrete and abstract examples. Students use textbooks, workbooks, and math manipulatives to increase their mathematical understanding.